“The smell of fresh bread reminds me of my grandmother baking, using the wooden oven at home”.
We asked Maria, baking guru and food trainer, a few questions about what food means to her and how she has risen in her five years with us (excuse the pun).
What time did you get up this morning?
How do you take your coffee?
Black coffee or Oat latte, no sugar!
What do you usually have for breakfast?
Porridge or yoghurt with granola
How long have you been at GAIL’s and how have you risen?
I started in 2017. I was Head Baker I enjoyed training people, after 2 years I need a change and challenge myself. There was a vacancy on Food Training Team so I apply for it and here I am
What’s the first food you remember loving as a child?
French fries, (potatoes in any cooked way) and fried eggs
What does the smell of freshly baked bread remind you of?
The smell of fresh bread reminds me of my grandmother baking, using the wooden oven at home
What do you spread on your toast?
Depending on the time of the day – butter, guacamole or hummus, chocolate & hazelnut spread
What is the best part of your day?
What’s in your ultimate sandwich?
Classic smoked salmon or pastrami bagel. I’m happy with our new food lunch!
If we could give you a lifetime supply of anything we make, what would that be?
Bread, I cannot live without
We work with three primary ingredients. Six if you include time. What are the main ingredients in your life and work, concrete or abstract?
Communication; empathy; learning; change
What would you do for a living if not this?
Not sure! I know definitely would be working with people or food or both